Saturday, June 3, 2023

Looking for something to do with dad for Father’s Day?

Stuck on ideas for what to do with dad? How about some live music? Or a festival celebrating blueberries? How about a live BMX show?

Father's Day is this Sunday and while you could just go for a walk on the beach, we've got a few other suggestions. (Port City Daily photo | File)
Father’s Day is this Sunday and while you could just go for a walk on the beach, we’ve got a few other suggestions. (Port City Daily photo | File)

SOUTHEASTERN, N.C.—If you don’t have a gift picked out for Father’s Day, sometimes, time is all you need. There are several events going on in the Cape Fear region you can attend with dad.

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From a live BMX show to a Father’s Day brunch, there are plenty of weekend happenings around town that you can attend with dad. We’ve compiled several of them for you below. Got an idea of your own? Let us know in the comments.

NC Blueberry Festival Burgaw’s biggest event is set to take place Friday and Saturday at the Pender County Courthouse square. With live music, a BMX show, recipe contests and over 150 vendors, the two-day festival is expected to attract over 30,000 visitors.

Cape Fearless Extreme – Play Tarzan in the trees during Cape Fearless Extreme’s opening weekend. The aerial adventure park features 25-acres of tree-bound fun. Entry for adults cost $50 for a four-hour course and kids 10 and under can enjoy a two-hour course for $25.

Zion Roots at Marina Grill – Marina Grill is inviting people to celebrate Father’s Day on the river with a little reggae. Zion Roots will perform in The Boat Yard on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. The kid-friendly concert series is part of Marina Grill’s Rockin’ Sun Daze summer concert series.

Before the concert, the restaurant is hosting a brunch, Dine with Dad. With the event’s tagline “because Dad doesn’t want another tie,” customers are sure to find a way to make dad happy.

Live outdoor concerts – There are hundreds of free, outdoor concerts planned this summer in the Cape Fear region. On Father’s Day weekend, Wilmington’s Downtown Sundown concert series has a show planned June 15 with a Tuesday’s Gone, a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band.

At Airlie Gardens on the same day, Massive Grass will be bringing the tunes for the Gardens’ concert series. For a full list of summer shows in the region, check out our comprehensive 2018 summer concert guide.

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